Senior Estimator

Location: Watford

Project:
Central Pre-construction Team

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is looking to recruit a Senior Estimator to join their pre-construction team based in Watford.  Reporting to the Chief Estimator, the Senior Estimator will be responsible for leading the production of the prime cost across major transportation and energy projects

 

Duties:

  • To oversee as applicable other Estimators working in the bid team to ensure the prime cost captures the programme. Methodology and risk profile developed by the bid team.
  • Responsible for initiating and leading tasks and processes, taking responsibility and being accountable, where relevant, for the work and roles of others whilst exercising broad autonomy and judgement.
  • Maintain own awareness of current requirements and future developments of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting construction.
  • Develop competence in the application of IT skills to estimating and the production of project and corporate documentation.
  • Ensure that all supplier/subcontractor enquiries are sent out in accordance with the Supply Chain Strategy document.
  • Pricing from first principals earthworks, drainage, hard landscaping and reinforced concrete works as applicable.
  • Maintain own knowledge based on VINCI working practices and the industry as a whole.
  • Assist development of other estimating staff.
  • Present to Senior Management in a clear and concise manner, the build-up of the prime cost.
  • Represent the company at client-facing meetings.
  • Record post-tender negotiations with the client, and action any changes to the tender arising therefrom.
  • Support as applicable, the Chief Estimator and Joint Venture staff in the production of detailed estimates.

 

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in estimating within civil engineering
  • Degree or equivalent in civil engineering is preferable but not essential
  • Excellent IT and communication skills

 

To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-EST to vinci.recruitment@vinciconstruction.co.uk


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